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Deputy Minister of Tourism and Culture Malaysia, B. Datuk Mas Ermieyati Binti Samsudin debuted the launch of e-commerce giant, GT Dollar Malaysia at Sime Darby Convention Centre, Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur on 16th January 2017 at the Malaysia Fintech Ecosystem Conference and GT Dollar Grand Launch.

The event was witnessed by distinguished government officials as well as 3,000 prominent IT and e-commerce industry leaders who support the development of a dynamic FinTech ecosystem, paving way for SMART innovations like GT Dollar, making Malaysia a force to reckon with in the FinTech sector.

Dr Paul Zhang, CEO and Chairman of GT Group together with Ms. Gracemaple Kwok, Executive Director of GT Group and Mr Emiliano Cyrus, GT Ambassador alongside with Mr Patrick Chew, CEO of GT Dollar Malaysia eminently welcomed and personally hosted her excellency Y.B. Datuk Mas Ermieyati Binti Samsudin at the inaugural launch as well as gifted her with her very own GT Wonder Boy, a SMART companion worth $2000 USD to thank her for her support towards building a SMART ecosystem in Malaysia.

Y.B. Datuk Mas Ermieyati was invited together with Dr Paul Zhang, Ms Gracemaple, Mr Emiliano Cyrus, to ring the Chinese Gong as a symbol of good luck and prosperous future for GT Group. Joined by Mr Patrick Chew, Mr Aaron Tan, Mr Harry He, Mr Eric Koh and five other VVIP guests from abroad who officiated the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Addressing the recent FinTech boom, Dr Paul Zhang spoke about how the future is where new technology evolves into all aspects of traditional industries, where our society will go through massive changes in the next 30 years and how it’s inevitable that all of us will be part of this massive change. He also mentioned how GT Group is committed to the forefront of science and technology and will be leading globally. In addition, he added that SMART technologies have been used in various sectors such as tourism, finance, healthcare, education, transportation and others, embodied in the various solutions of the GT Group: including intelligent two-way dialogue with GT Wonder Boy, VR, AR, Smart home and GT Robot.